Heat & Energy Transformations
When A Christmas tree dies it changes from radiant to chemical energy.
When the warm hand hit the frozen window it melted it. This changes from radiant to thermal energy.
- Christmas lights change from electrical to radiant energy when the lights are plugged in
The hot chocolate was boiling in the pot this changes from chemical to thermal energy.
When burning a Christmas candle it changes from chemical to radiant and thermal energy.
The snowman's big giant head rolled down from the top of the hill to the bottom. This changes from potential to kinetic energy.
Your uneaten gingerbread man is potential chemical energy.
The Christmas tree on top of the roof has potential energy.
Lifting your presents from the table to under the tree changes from potential to kinetic energy.
Santa's automatic sleigh uses gasoline for fuel (chemical energy) to movement of the sleigh (mechanical energy).
The snow was sliding off the roof of the house, this changes from potential to kinetic energy.
Santa riding down the lane changes from potential to kinetic energy,